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The Forty Rules of Love is a novel written by the Turkish author Elif Shafak, Her interest in writing this book was influenced by the degree she received in Gender and Women's Studies. The book was published in March 2009. It is about Maulana Jalal-Ud-Din, known as Rumi and his companion Shams Tabrizi.

Love..friendship..sufism..relation with god RUMI..HIS COMPANION:SHAMS OF TABRIZ,two personalities linked by love for religion and friendship. Few lines just kept me in aw for hourss...when the writer says.."she should not show him,or anybody else her imperfections,her vulnerability,her humanness.If they knew u carried a heart of glass..they would break it..!" And then one of the lines of tabriz,"the quest for love changes us.There is no seeker among those who search for love and has not matured on the way.THE MOMENT U START LOOKING FOR LOVE,YOU START TO CHANGE WITHIN AND WITHOUT..! How unexpectedly Ella's life changes when she meets Aziz Z.Zahara makes me think someone can live their whole lifee..can get marry..and still it takes a second for love to enter their life when they need it the most...! Shams's encounters with different people with different backgrounds and difficulties and his urge to Rumi for looking more deeply into his people make me realize some people are born to bless othersss. POETRY because of having a special love for poetry and how it gets pierced into ur soul..I felt quite a unique feeling when read about Rumi's journey of being a poet...! Rumi actually became a sufi when he became a knows god tooo deeeply when he or she goes through some suffering and rumi got through it when he met tabriz...!???? End was just fascinating when Ella utters the last rule: "DON'T ASK URSELF WHAT KIND OF LOVE YOU SHOULD SEEK..spiritual or material,divine or mundane,Eastern or western.....Division only lead to devisions.Love has no labels,no is what it is,pure and simple."Love is the water of life.And a lover is a soul of fire!.The Universe turns differently when fire loves water.

Submitted: January 13, 2023

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